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Boatbuilding & maintenance books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Boatbuilding & maintenance category. Presented with a red border are the Boatbuilding & maintenance books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Narrow Boat Engine Maintenance and Repair by Stephanie L. Horton Narrow Boat Engine Maintenance and Repair

When owning a narrow boat, or any engine-powered vessel, it is vital to ensure that the engine is kept in good working order. Narrow Boat Engine Maintenance and Repair is a practical guide to help keep your engine operational, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Restoring a Dunkirk Little Ship Caronia SS70 by Peter Draper Restoring a Dunkirk Little Ship Caronia SS70

Peter Draper charts the fascinating story behind the restoration of his historic Dunkirk little ship.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Yamaha 6-10hp Clymer Four Stroke Outboard Engine Repair Manual by Anon Yamaha 6-10hp Clymer Four Stroke Outboard Engine Repair Manual


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/06/2017

Marine Diesel Basics 1 Maintenance, Lay-Up, Winter Protection, Tropical Storage, Spring Recommission by Dennison Berwick Marine Diesel Basics 1 Maintenance, Lay-Up, Winter Protection, Tropical Storage, Spring Recommission


Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

Pasco's P23 Motor Launch A Tradition of Cornish Boatbuilding by Peter Bodle Pasco's P23 Motor Launch A Tradition of Cornish Boatbuilding

This is the story of the design and builds of the first Pasco's Motor Launch boat to be built since the turn of the new millennium. It closely follows the birth of the boat in every aspect: from the plans...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2017

Metals in Boats by Vyv Cox Metals in Boats

Metals have been used in boats for thousands of years, as components of the vessel's construction, as load-bearing parts of the rigging and steering systems. This book explains how a wide variety of metal alloys may best be selected, formed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual Repair and Improve Your Boat's Essential Systems by Nigel Calder Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual Repair and Improve Your Boat's Essential Systems

This manual takes both novice and experienced boatowner through minor to major repairs of electrical systems, engines, electronics, steering systems, generators, pumps, cookers, spars and rigging. When it was first published in 1990, the Boatowner's Mechanical & Electrical Manual broke...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017

Yacht Designer's Notebook by Ian Nicolson Yacht Designer's Notebook

This fully revised third edition of a classic manual is a mine of information for yachtsmen to customise their boats.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2015

Other books in this genre

Build a Simple Dinghy by Ian Nicolson Build a Simple Dinghy

A guide with enough information on how to build these boats and some plans are available at low cost.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2015

The Boat Improvement Guide by Ian Nicolson The Boat Improvement Guide

Ian Nicolson provides handy tips for improving your boat.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2015

How to Build a Flatiron Skiff Simple Steps Using Basic Tools by K.D. Jones How to Build a Flatiron Skiff Simple Steps Using Basic Tools

For the economical do-it-yourselfer who wants to build his or her own skiff, this instruction manual relies on simple techniques and hand-powered tools and shows how to make a boat in a minimum amount of time. Start your flatiron skiff...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2015

The Ian Nicolson Trilogy by Ian Nicolson The Ian Nicolson Trilogy

In this trilogy, Ian Nicolson tells the fascinating tales of his adventures with yachts on both sides of the Atlantic.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2015

Yacht Designer's Sketch Book Hints and Advice for the Amateur and the Professional by Ian Nicolson Yacht Designer's Sketch Book Hints and Advice for the Amateur and the Professional

Ian Nicolson provides a wide range of easy-to-follow designs for the owner, user, builder or repairer of any yacht or small boat.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2015

Pasco's Boatyard 250 Years of Boatbuilding in Cornwall by Peter W. Bodle Pasco's Boatyard 250 Years of Boatbuilding in Cornwall

Boatbuilding has been a traditional skill in Cornwall for many hundreds of years. Pasco's Boatyard at St Just in Roseland has been in the forefront of this tradition of boatbuilding, repairing, mooring and storing boats for well over a quarter...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2015

Buehler's Backyard Boatbuilding for the 21st Century by George Buehler Buehler's Backyard Boatbuilding for the 21st Century

The bible of the DIY boat builder, updated with insights into the new materials and several new designs plus updates on costs and tools.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/09/2014

Be Your Own Boat Surveyor A hands-on guide for all owners and buyers by Dag Pike Be Your Own Boat Surveyor A hands-on guide for all owners and buyers

This practical handbook empowers the reader to carry out a survey on their own boat, or one they are thinking of buying, before calling in the expensive professionals.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2014

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